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NewMexicoWomen.Org: 2020 Gender Equity Emergency Fund – United States

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 30, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on August 30, 2020
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The Gender Equity Emergency Response Fund is specifically oriented towards organizations and programs serving self-identifying women and girls, and particularly the needs of women and girls of color, women and girls in low income and rural communities, the LGBTQI community, and the immigrant community, in response to the emergency needs caused by COVID-19.

Eligibility criteria:
1. Applicants must be 501c3 organizations, fiscally sponsored nonprofit organizations, or U.S. state and tribal agencies;
2. Organizations or programs who serve self-identified women and girls of color, women and girls in low income and rural communities, the LGBTQI community, and the immigrant community, as part of their response to COVID-19;
3. Organizations who serve self-identified women and girls, and need emergency support for their own organization;
4. Groups of organizations seeking support to collaboratively address the needs of self-identifying women and girls in response to COVID-19.

Utilize This Offer

NewMexicoWomen.Org (NMW.O) is the only fund of its kind in New Mexico that works to advance opportunities for women and girls statewide so they can lead self-sufficient, healthy, and empowered lives.

Grants range from US$1,000 to US$5,000.

Grant will be awarded for unrestricted general operating support for emergency support needs as a result of COVID-19.

Applications are now open on a rolling basis until the fund is spent down.

NMW.O will endeavor to be in touch within 7-10 business days of receiving applications.

For more information, please visit

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 30, 2020
Apr 30, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too! They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
May 02, 2020
May 02, 2020

Thanks, Ana.